Kansas police agencies oppose innocence case reviews
August 2, 2018
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Police agencies in northeastern Kansas are opposing a proposal from the Wyandotte County District Attorney's Office to study potential wrongful conviction cases.
Wyandotte County District Attorney Mark Dupree recently sought $162,000 from the Unified Government Board of County Commissioners to create a Conviction Integrity Unit, The Kansas City Star reported . The unit would investigate claims of innocence, prosecutorial misconduct and law enforcement error.
The commission has committed to funding the unit, Dupree said.
Kansas City Police Chief Terry Zeigler, Wyan...